This column publishes two basic types of article: The first describes historic innovations that advanced what we now consider participatory medicine, and the second includes case studies of emerging innovations that may change the future of participatory medicine. If you are interested in submitting an article for Innovations, you may do so here.
The Future of Patient Engagement in the Oncology Setting: How Practical Patient Engagement Recommendations and Innovative Inter-Professional Education Can Drive Change
The authors convened a round-table discussion with stakeholders and experts in patient engagement to address innovative, practical recommendations for patient engagement in oncology. They highlight emerging ways that provider and patient education can be delivered to support patient engagement, as well as research opportunities associated with engagement in oncology.Read More
Mood 24/7 is an innovation in traditional mood charting that uses text-messaging technology and may increase patient engagement and accuracy in reporting mood symptoms.Read More
Implementing an Interoperable Personal Health Record in Pediatrics: Lessons Learned at an Academic Children’s Hospital
The authors’ experience demonstrates that an interoperable personal health record is technically and culturally achievable at a pediatric academic medical center.Read More
The advent of blood glucose self-monitoring is a story of innovations in monitoring technology and the efforts of one particularly determined patient to gain access to this technology and realize its potential, going on to advocate for widespread access to it for patients.Read More
We are pleased to announce the launch of a new section within the Journal of Participatory Medicine, “Innovations in Participatory Medicine: Tracing the History and Anticipating the Future.” The section welcomes contributions on the topic of innovations that support shared decision making and participatory medicine.Read More